Monthly Archives: January 2010

Marx After Marxism

BOOK REVIEW TITLE: Marx After Marxism: The Philosophy of Karl Marx Author: by Tom Rockmore 224 pages, Blackwell Publishers Price. US$29.95 Review: By David North (wsws.org) Tom Rockmore, who teaches Philosophy at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania, begins his book Marx … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Withdrawal Symptoms

By Malladi Rama Rao* To the dismay of his acolytes, President Obama’s honeymoon in and out of the US looks like ending sooner than was expected at the time of his inauguration a year ago. So, it is quite possible … Continue reading

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Ballot to end descent into police state

By M Rama Rao As the voting day beckons the Sri Lankans, the question staring at them is: How far the Presidential election will be free and fair.  The election monitors like the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections … Continue reading

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Lanka Poll Rhetoric

By Malladi Rama Rao The Sri Lanka Presidential election has entered the most exciting phase. The outcome will depend on how the main contenders – incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his commander turned challenger Sarath Fonseka manage to swing the … Continue reading

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Kumbh Mela begins in Haridwar

Haridwar, Jan 14: Millions have flocked to Haridwar on the banks of Ganga at the foot of Himalayas to join a three-month long festival which comes once in twelve years.  Touted as the largest congregation, Kumbh Mela as it is … Continue reading

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Amartithi is special: Bhau Kalchuri

Amartithi, the day Meher Baba dropped his body has unique significance, says, Bhau Kalchuri,  chairman, Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust. The day expresses  Meher Baba’s Universality. It is also a reminder to the humanity that people of different … Continue reading

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Seven Realities

Meher Baba gave several messages over the years. Here is a representative selection of messages given in the month of January JANUARY 9, 1941 – THE SEVEN REALITIES. It was in Jaipur, on Thursday, January 9th, 1941, that the Master … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Barber jailed for ignoring judge’s orders

A high court chief in central Afghan province of Dai Kundi has put a barber behind bars for refusing to visit his residence to trim his beard, says Peshawar daily The Frontier Post. says. Syed Ahmed, 38, a barber in … Continue reading

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